Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana


1600 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA, 70113

Given prison’s devastating and debilitating impact on childhood, JJPL believes it is essential that Louisiana invest in more and better alternatives to incarceration. Community-based alternative programs keep children connected to their families and loved ones while providing individualized treatment and holding them appropriately accountable for their actions. Because such programs are relatively small and located within communities, interventions can build on existing resources, such as schools, families, mentoring programs, mental health care and so on, to enhance the opportunities for success. JJPL emphasizes the importance of community-based alternatives to incarceration through its public outreach and education efforts and is seeking to coordinate with service providers to increase options for effective alternatives in our communities throughout the state. JJPL also works with Families and Friends of Louisiana’s Incarcerated Children in their efforts to advocate for more treatment and (Copied from Web Page)

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